Opincuţa is a fast Hora from the Balţi region. One of the remarkable characteristics of the Hora family is the arm
movement, as the arms are held in W-pos. Usually the hands create small circles and thus give a dynamic and
enticing feel to the dance. However, the movement should always be done with a certain nimbleness and subtlety.
This dance is performed through a magnificent interpretation of a popular song by a choir of Moldavian children.
The crystal clear and warm voices of these kids make you want to dance with pleasure and vigor. Taught by Sonia Dion & Cristian Florescu at Stockton Folk Dance Camp 2008. Dance notes…